Ikea goes high fashion: Balenciaga are selling a 2000€ version of the blue Ikea bag

An Ikea bag with a designer price tag... how could anyone resist?

You were looking for a new fancy shopper bag – to pimp up your summer outfits -anyway? Well, look now further than ikea fashion victims, as Balenciaga just happens to be selling their very own version of the iconic shopping bag.

Naturally the internet exploded instantly, when fashion fans worldwide noticed, that Balenciaga’s ‘extra-large shopper tote bag’ is basically an upgrade of the iconic Ikea FRAKTA carrier bag.

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To be more precise. The only real differences are, the Balenciaga is made of leather, the Ikea has a double strap with its name printed up and down the handle and of course the price tag is slightly different too…

As a spokesperson for Ikea said in a statement:

‘We are deeply flattered that the Balenciaga tote bag resembles the Ikea iconic sustainable blue bag.Nothing beats the versatility of a great big blue bag.’

Thursday, 20. April 2017